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Women's World Cup: Carli Lloyd and U.S. teammates play the waiting game

PARIS - On her first day in Paris, Carli Lloyd said she "just kind of chilled out" at her hotel. That's what she did the day before that.

And much of last week too.

"I'm a little bored, to be honest," she said Friday. "There's only so many Netflix (programs)."

Blame a Women's World Cup schedule that had the U.S. playing the last of 12 group-play openers, five days after the tournament started. That was 16 days after

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